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9/4/13: Syracuse University Art

Domenic Iacono, director of the Syracuse University Art Galleries and curator for the “Karl Schrag: Memories and Premonitions” exhibition, will give a lecture titled “Karl Schrag and Atelier 17” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Conversation Room on Wednesday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Originally Posted on admin, September 4, 2013

8/30/13: Lecture at St. John’s on the Declaration

St. John’s College tutor David Townsend will give a lecture titled “The Declaration of Independence: Is That Philosophy, or Did You Make It Up Yourself?” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, September 13 at 8 p.m.

Originally Posted on admin, August 30, 2013

8/27/13: Fall Continuing Education Programs

St. John’s College welcomes the community to participate in evening and weekend seminars and fine arts classes, through itsContinuing Education and Fine Arts Program. Engage in lively seminar discussions of classic works, which include Jane Austen’s “Persuasion” and “Emma;” novellas by Thomas Mann; Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure;” the poetry of Elizabeth Bishop; Darwin’s “The Descent of Man;” and works by pre-Socratic philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus.

Originally Posted on admin, August 27, 2013

8/23/13: Lecture at St. John’s Explores Artistic

St. John’s College, Santa Fe, tutor Linda Wiener will give a lecture titled “Artistic Expression in Animals” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, September 6 at 8 p.m.

Originally Posted on admin, August 23, 2013

8/21: St. John’s College Fall 2013 Community Seminars

(SANTA FE, NM) St. John’s College Community Seminars are special opportunities for community members to read and discuss seminal works in the same unique manner as our students. Seminars are discussion-based and small in size in order to ensure spirited dialogue. There are topics to pique every interest, and for many participants the discussion-based learning model is an entirely new experience. 

Originally Posted on admin, August 21, 2013

8/16/13: Harvard Psychology Professor

Harvard psychologist and author Irene Pepperberg will explore “Grey Parrot Number Acquisitions: Parallels with and Differences from Young Children” in her lecture at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, August 30 at 8 p.m. 

Originally Posted on admin, August 16, 2013

8/13/13: Dean’s Lecture at St. John’s College

Pamela Kraus, dean of the Annapolis campus of St. John’s College, will deliver the opening lecture for the academic year. Her lecture, “Robert Frost’s ‘To Earthward,’” is free and open to the public and will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, August 23 at 8 p.m.

Originally Posted on admin, August 13, 2013

8/8/13: St. John’s College is one of Princeton

Praised for its small classes, supportive atmosphere, and a low student-to-faculty ratio, St. John’s College is again among the colleges included in The Princeton Review’s “378 Best Colleges” (2014 edition). The educational services company features St. John’s College’s Annapolis and Santa Fe campuses in its annual college guide, which is based on surveys of 126,000 students at 378 colleges.

Originally Posted on admin, August 8, 2013

8/7/13: St. John’s College Welcomes

The 2013-14 academic year for St. John’s College opens on Wednesday, August 21, at 4:15 p.m. with Convocation, the annual ceremony that brings together the St. John’s community for a new year. At St. John’s, Convocation is rich with traditions that symbolize what it means to be part of this community of learners—a community where all students read the same great works of Western civilization and take part in discussion-based seminars.

Originally Posted on admin, August 7, 2013

7/26/13: Art of Karl Schrag on View

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College invites the community to the “Karl Schrag: Memories and Premonitions” exhibition on view from August 28 through October 16. 

Originally Posted on admin, July 26, 2013